Zions Bancorporation N.A
Midsize Banks Need a Breather from Excessive Regulations
Banks have seen compliance costs rise since the Dodd-Frank Act regulations took effect. For small banks, it’s been harder to absorb these costs.
Why the US Banking Sector Has Been so Volatile in 2015
XLF invests heavily in the banking sector—47.91% of its portfolio. As of November 6, XLF returned 0.3%, whereas IYF returned 3.2% as of the same date.
How Has Huntington Bancshares Performed?
Huntington’s peers have outperformed the company based on EPS. However, Huntington Bancshares is way ahead of its peers based on forward PE and PBV.
Zions’ Interest and Non-Interest Income Rose in 3Q15
Zions Bancorp (ZION) has a market cap of $5.7 billion. After the earnings report in 3Q15, it fell by 0.89% to close at $27.90 per share as of October 19, 2015.
How Does Western Alliance Bancorp Compare to Its Peers?
The peers outperformed Western Alliance based on the EPS. However, it’s way ahead of its peers based on the forward PE ratio and PBV ratio.
Financial Sector Delivers Muted Performance on Global Negativity
The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF) closed at $24.54 on Monday, having fallen 1.4% in the last week. Year-to-date, XLF has underperformed the benchmark.
Global Woes Cast a Shadow over US Stock Markets
While the risks of a contagion spreading here are small, US stock markets here could be affected by what happens to European stocks because of the crisis in Greece.
Regions Financial’s return on equity is lower than its peers
Regions Financial’s (RF) return on equity, or ROE, over the last five-year period improved from -4.4% in 2010 to 6.6% in 2014.